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Bryan L. Unger 1966-2020

HOWLAND — Bryan L. Unger, 53, passed away Jan. 11, 2020, at Ohio Living Lake Vista in Cortland.

He was born Oct. 11, 1966, to George and Esther Dearth Unger in Youngstown. He was a graduate of Lakeview High School and Youngstown State University.

On Jan. 9, 1993, he married Mary Vitko.

Bryan was employed as an engineer for Progressive Innovations. He was a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He was a longtime member of the Avalon Golf and County Club. He played Thursday night Men’s Golf League at Bronzewood since he was a teenager. He loved to go golfing, video gaming, bowling and spending time with his family.

He was known for his amazing talent for grilling foods for his family. He was a master woodworker, making furniture from tables to hutches. He also had a passion for music, being a percussionist, and had a collection of interesting instruments in his home.

Bryan is survived by his loving spouse of 27 years, Mary; his children, Cassidy Rae Unger and Ryan J. Unger of Howland; sister Jannette (Leonard) Testa of Marathon, Fla.; and brother Keith (Ellen) Unger of Struthers.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dave Holbrook officiating.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be given at www.carlwhall. com.

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